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Biden's China trip aims to boost confidence in US economy

08-17-2011 13:17 BJT Special Report:US Vice President Joseph Biden visits China |

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US Vice President Joe Biden paid his first visit to China since he took office in 2009. Biden will meet with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping and China's top legislator Wu Bangguo on Wednesday evening.

On his second day, Biden will meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao as well as Chinese business leaders. On Friday, Biden will meet with staff of the US Embassy. And on Saturday, he will travel to Sichuan province to deliver a keynote speech at Sichuan University. As well, he will visit a rebuilt high school that was damaged in the Wenchuan earthquake.

The White House said Biden's trip aims to boost Chinese investors' confidence in the US economy. Meanwhile the Treasury Department says Biden will again push for an appreciation of the yuan, though the US admits it has already seen a change in the exchange rate.

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Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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